Bioethics and the Christian Life – Dying as a Way of Life

Is death an enemy or friend? What is the Christian attitude toward death? How do we best prepare for death? To answer these (and other) questions, Van Drunen helps his readers to consider how to give careful thought to issues such as financial responsibility, wills, and organ donation in light of preparing for death.

Bioethics and the Christian Life – The Christian Confronts Bioethics

The discipline of bioethics is relatively new. New medical technology in the past generation has confronted Christians with issues of life and death never before seen in human history. This Introduction explains that the book considers how Christians are to engage with the matter of bioethics.

Burial or Cremation for Christians? A Biblical Pattern for Funerals - The Body and Soul and Their Ultimate Destination

Burial or cremation? This book discusses funeral practices, arguing that burial is the preferable option. In this chapter, the author explains that burial fits better with a Christian understanding of death and the relationship between body and soul. In addition, burial is in line with biblical practice.

Walking together through the valley

What is important to know if you want to help someone who has lost a loved one? Giving pastoral help as a friend or office bearer to people who grief is not always easy. This article shows what is important when guiding someone on the journey of grief. Death and the burial of our fellow believers is discussed, as well as the importance of our faith in planning a funeral.